Transfers to the Lord Chancellor

Transfer of property, rights and liabilities to the Lord Chancellor

12.—(1) All property, rights and liabilities to which the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions is entitled or subject at the coming into force of this Order in connection with the functions to which this article applies are hereby transferred to the Lord Chancellor.

(2) This article applies to—

(a)the functions to which paragraph (1) of article 11 applies which, as regards their exercise by the Secretary of State, have, before the making of this Order, been entrusted to a Secretary of State other than the First Secretary of State, and

(b)the function transferred by paragraph (2) of that article.